Beauvale Priory

15 hidden gems you might not have visited in Nottinghamshire

The historic county of Nottinghamshire offers many attractions within its borders. Sherwood Forest may be famous as the home of the legendary Robin Hood but the county also contains the historic city of Nottingham and an industrial heritage that ranges from lacemaking to coal mining.

Nottinghamshire was also the home of writers DH Lawrence and Lord Byron as well as the birthplace of the founder of the Salvation Army, William Booth.

The yard of Great Central Railway, situated on the edge of Rushcliffe Country Park,  is an industrial, working space, dominated by the collection of steam engines and carriages.

5. The Great Central Railway

The yard of Great Central Railway, situated on the edge of Rushcliffe Country Park, is an industrial, working space, dominated by the collection of steam engines and carriages.
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A musical gem that has brought pleasure to generations of local children. Located in Victoria Shopping Centre, you can throw money into the water and make a wish.

6. The Emmett Clock

A musical gem that has brought pleasure to generations of local children. Located in Victoria Shopping Centre, you can throw money into the water and make a wish.
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This mysterious stone is the subject of much speculation. Was it kicked there by a giant? Some say the huge red rock was thrown across the land by the Devil himself.

7. The Hemlock Stone

This mysterious stone is the subject of much speculation. Was it kicked there by a giant? Some say the huge red rock was thrown across the land by the Devil himself.
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Set in the midst of what DH Lawrence once described as the country of my heart, Beauvale Priory is almost picture perfect.

8. Beauvale Priory

Set in the midst of what DH Lawrence once described as the country of my heart, Beauvale Priory is almost picture perfect.
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